to SACRAMEMNTO (AP) - The following are proposed laws that have been approved by either the California Assembly or State Senate for advancement to the other chamber. BILL WOULD CREATE NEW FUNDING FOR STATE PARKS: Bipartisan legislation to create new funding sources for state parks and limit the California Department of Parks and Recreation's authority to close them has passed the Assembly. ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - This is not a good time to be a duck with a fatty liver in California, though better times are just ahead.
DELIVERYMAN CONVICTED OF TRADING FISH FOR CRACK : REDWOOD CITY . (AP) - A former deliveryman for a Northern California seafood company is facing two-and-a-half years in prison for exchanging a load of fish for crack cocaine and abandoning his employer's truck.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Prosecutors have filed animal cruelty charges against the owner and seven employees at a Southern California livestock auction house after undercover video shot by an animal rights group showed workers kicking, hitting and tossing the animals as they were readied for sale.
TRUCKEE (AP) - Scientists studying earthquake faults in the mountains west of Lake Tahoe say new, high-resolution imaging technology has helped uncover more substantial seismic hazards than previously thought to exist there. The steep, fault-formed range west of the lake could generate relatively strong earthquakes with magnitudes from 6.3 to 6.9, according to the study led by the U.S. Geological Survey. <p ...
GOVERNOR ORDERS AUDIT OF SPECIALTY PLATE PROGRAM: SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered an audit of California's specialty license plate program after a review by The Associated Press found there was little oversight of the $250 million raised in the 20 years since the Legislature authorized it.
SACRAMENTO . (AP) - California would be in a position to allow sports betting at race tracks, card rooms and casinos under a bill approved by the state Senate. Sen. Rob Wright says the state could not move ahead until the federal government resolves a lawsuit filed by New Jersey over proposed sports betting there. His SB1390 would limit sports betting to ...
JUSTIN BIEBER WANTED FOR QUESTIONING IN SCUFFLE: CALABASAS (AP) - Justin Bieber is wanted for questioning by Los Angeles County Sheriff's investigators after a photographer complained of being roughed up by the pop star at a shopping center.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California is on track to collect $4 billion more in personal income taxes than Gov. Jerry Brown had expected, giving a potential boost to education funding, the legislative analyst's office said Tuesday.
WOMAN UNINJURED AFTER BART TRAIN PASSES OVER HER: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A woman escaped uninjured after a commuter train passed over her but did not hit her on tracks at a San Francisco station, transit officials said.
WOMAN CONVICTED IN HUEY LEWIS CAR THEFT: MILL VALLEY (AP) - A woman will be sentenced in May in Northern California for the theft of a rental car and laptop from singer Huey Lewis.